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Remembrance Day in Dushanbe

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Remembrance Day service will be held in Dushanbe at the War Memorial in Victory Park from 10:30am to 11:15am on Sunday 9 November.

In accordance with Commonwealth tradition the British and Canadian Embassies are organising an Act of Remembrance on Sunday 9 November 2014. This year the Service is of particular relevance as 2014 is the 100th Anniversary of the start of the First World War.

The Commonwealth Remembrance Day Service is held annually around the world to commemorate the lives of all the servicemen who died during the two World Wars and in the subsquent wars and conflicts..

Poppies should be worn above the left breast and are now available for collection from the British Embassy’s main reception area. All donations are appreciated and will be forwarded to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal Fund.